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  • James Durno Mitchell
    Thank you for the information about George Mitchell my great grandfather, any other tit-bits would be more than welcome. Durno Mitchell ... From: Judy Hand
    Message 1 of 8 , Jul 15, 1999
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      Thank you for the information about George Mitchell my great grandfather,
      any other tit-bits would be more than welcome.
      Durno Mitchell
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Judy Hand <j.rhand@...>
      To: One list <Peterhead@onelist.com>
      Sent: 14 July 1999 08:47
      Subject: [Peterhead] Seamen's records


      > From: Judy Hand <j.rhand@...>
      >
      > For Betty Holmes, Bruce Williams, Alex Ritchie and Wade Buchan
      >
      > No. 114258
      > James Reid
      > Born at: New Spynie County: Murray Date of birth: 24 October, 1797
      > Capacity: Carpenter Height: 5ft 5ins Hair: Brown
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Grey Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Carpenter In the year: 1838
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead On; 20 March 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 48 Can write: Yes
      >
      > (I don't know the area - it looked like New Spynie!)
      >
      > For Val Lowrie
      >
      > No. 114261
      > James Davidson
      > Born at: Peterhead County: Aberdeen Date of birth: 1 May 1803
      > Capacity: Carpenter Height: 5ft 5 � ins Hair: Brown
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Grey Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Carpenter In the year: 1824
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead on: 24 March, 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 42 Can write: Yes
      >
      > For Eve Coppen
      >
      > No. 114263
      > James Begrie
      > Born at: Peterhead County: Aberdeen Date of Birth: 22 October 1829
      > Capacity: Apprentice Height 5ft � (sic!) Hair: Light
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Apprentice In the year: 1843
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at Peterhead On 24 March 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 16 Can write: Yes
      >
      > For Jeanine Bruce, Greig Williams, Alex Ritchie and Wade Buchan
      >
      > No. 114265
      > John Reid
      > Born at: Rathven County: Banff Date of Birth: 15 March 1829
      > Capacity: Seaman Height 5ft � Hair: Light
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Fisherman In the year: 1843
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead On 27 March 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 16 Can write: Yes
      >
      > For Alex Ritchie
      >
      > No. 114268
      > William Cow
      > Born at: Crimond County: Aldren Date of Birth: 8 January 1815
      > Capacity: Seaman Height: 5ft 1 � ins Hair: Black
      > Complexion: Sallow Eyes: Grey Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Apprentice In the year: 1831
      > When unemployed resides at: Burnhaven
      > Issued at Peterhead On 29 March, 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 30 Can write: Yes
      >
      > For Wade
      >
      > No. 114270
      > John Davidson
      > Born at: Peterhead County: Aberdeen Date of Birth: ? March 1830
      > (Could be a '3', but it's indistinct)
      > Capacity: Apprentice Height: 5ft 2 � ins Hair: Light
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Black Marks; None
      > First went to sea as: Apprentice In the year: 1845
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead On 31 March 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 15 Can write: Yes
      >
      > For Sharon Inkster and Eve Coppen
      >
      > No. 114277
      > George Mitchell
      > Born at: Aberdeen County: Aberdeen Date of Birth: 24 April, 1808
      > Capacity: Seaman Height: 5ft 5 � ins Hair: Lt. Brown
      > Complexion: Fair Eyes: Grey Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: Apprentice In the year: 1819
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead On: 14 April, 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 37 Can write: Yes
      >
      > and last, but by no means least.
      >
      > for Val Lowrie
      >
      > No. 114290
      > James Cruickshanks
      > Born at: Ellon County: Aberdeen Date of Birth: (blank) July, 1819
      > Capacity: Landsman Height: 5ft 7 � ins Hair: Black
      > Complexion: Ruddy Eyes: Dark Marks: None
      > First went to sea as: (blank) In the year: 1841
      > When unemployed resides at: Peterhead
      > Issued at: Peterhead On: 1 May, 1845
      > Age when ticketed: 26 Can write: Yes
      >
      > I hope I haven't left anyone out and that, again, some of them will be
      > the people you were hoping they would be.
      >
      > Best wishes,
      > Judy
      >
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